silky, royal purple flowers with inky black stems and calyces.
aka Blue Anise sage, Friendship sage
- tall & woody-based perennial
- toothed, aromatic, mid-green leaves
- dark purple stems spikes
- fragrant, two-lipped, purple flowers
- summer into autumn
- semi-hardy – winter protection
H 1.2 m
full sun to light shade
Notes: Purchased 11.19 horticultural society meeting for my small Salvia collection. Bloomed beautifully well into Autumn. Took a cutting in case of die back during winter and continues to flower profusely ever since. 2021 move to Derbyshire means these now need winter protection
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